8-Day Golden Ring of China Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xian and Shanghai

8-Day Golden Ring of China Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xian and Shanghai
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$1199
Duration: 8 days
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Description

During this 8-day small group tour, you will explore both the ancient culture and prosperous features of China. Your guide will not only show you around the most classic spots of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, but also take you for a genuine local experience by visiting neighborhoods and markets that most tourists won't see. This is a real no shopping tour, but if you ask for shopping, we can recommend some local shops and markets.

These are the highlighted attractions you will visit during your 8 days golden ring of China small-group tour:

• Forbidden City & Tienanmen Square
• Summer Palace
• Mutianyu Great Wall
• Temple of Heaven
• Hutong Tour
• Terracotta Warriors
• Xi'an City Wall
• Muslim Street
• The Bund
• Yuyuan Garden

Day 1 Arrive in Beijing
You will be met at the Beijing Internal Airport and then taken to your hotel.

Beijing hotel options:
5-Star Hotel: The Regent Beijing
4-Star Hotel: Novotel Peace Hotel

Day 2 Beijing (B)
First, we will pay a visit to the largest city square in the world, Tienanmen Square. Then visit the magnificent Forbidden City, one of the most recognizable landmarks of China. Lastly, visit the beautiful garden landscape in Summer Palace.

Day 3 Beijing (B)
The tour today starts with the remarkable Temple of Heaven. Afterwards, you will be taken to the Mutianyu Great Wall with comfortable round trip cable car. Your tour concludes with a stopover at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube.

Day 4 Beijing-Xian (B)
After breakfast, hop on a rickshaw for a Hutong Tour. Afterwards, take high-speed train ride to Xian and admire the totally different scenery of the countryside along the way.

Xi'an hotel options:
5 Star: Sofitel on Renmin Square, Xian
4 Star: Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian

Day 5 Xian (B)
The highlight of the tour today lies in the world renowned Terracotta Warriors and Horses. After that, visit the Xian Museum and Small Wild Goose Pagoda.

Day 6 Xian - Shanghai (B)
After breakfast, start your tour by exploring the ancient Xian City Wall and the Great Mosque. Around the mosque is the Muslim Street with the most authentic fine eateries and souvenir shops. Drive to the airport to catch the flight heading Shanghai.

Shanghai hotel options:
5 Star: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel
5 Star: Pullman Shanghai Jingan Hotel

Day 7 Shanghai (B)
This morning begin your tour of Shanghai with a visit to the Shanghai Museum, a walk at The Bund, and Nanjing Road. Visit stunning garden view of Yuyuan Garden, and then stroll around the nearby Chenghuang Miao bazaars and New Spot (XinTianDi).

Note: Shanghai Museum is closed to public on Mondays, then Shanghai History Museum will be arranged on the day instead.

Day 8 Depart from Shanghai (B)
Today please arrange your own way to the airport.

During this 8-day small group tour, you will explore both the ancient culture and prosperous features of China. Your guide will not only show you around the most classic spots of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, but also take you for a genuine local experience by visiting neighborhoods and markets that most tourists won't see. This is a real no shopping tour, but if you ask for shopping, we can recommend some local shops and markets.